General Maintenance of Streets
The Street Department regularly maintains the surface of the streets. Pot
holes are patched and cracks sealed, as well as repairing the berm edge of
Report a problem: Anyone who notices an area of the road needing
attention may contact the Street Department to
report the problem.
The Street Department maintains the traffic signs along City owned streets.
Signs damaged by accidents or age are replaced as needed.
Limb, Tree and Dead Animal Removal
The Street Department will remove fallen limbs and tree debris located in
the street right-of-way the last full week of every month. The Street
Department will also remove dead animals located in the right-of-way.
Snow Removal and Snow Emergency
The Street Department is primarily in charge of snow removal within the
Kendallville City Limits. To ensure a safe flow of traffic and to aid the
Street Department with its snow removal efforts, the Mayor may need to
declare a snow emergency. During a snow emergency, special restrictions may
be enacted. The snow emergency and any special instructions will be
announced through local television, radio or news services during and after
The Street Department removes leaves that are raked into piles in the street
right-of-way. No leaf bags will be picked up.